Huawei Announces New Intel-Based MateBook X and AMD-Based MateBook 14


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MateBook X and 14 - FeaturedApart from a couple of new earbuds and smartwatches, Huawei had saved the best for last in its recently-concluded “Seamless AI Life” Product Launch with two new additions to the MateBook series – MateBook X 2020 and MateBook 14 2020.

MateBook X 2020

MateBook X - Featured 1The MateBook X 2020 boasts a metal unibody design and is the world’s first notebook with an Infinite FullView Display with no wrap around its frame and is smaller than an A4-sized paper. It will be available in several colors – Silver Frost, Sakura Pink, Interstellar Blue, and Forest Green.

MateBook X - 02The 3K LTPS touchscreen offers 400 nits of brightness, 100% sRGB coverage, and a pixel density of 278ppi. It’s got invisible speakers with two tweeters and two woofers to deliver immersive audio, on-edge dual microphones with a sound pickup range of 5 meters, AI-assisted reverb, and echo removal, and a new cooling system.

MateBook X - 13Its keyboard offers 1.3mm key travel distance, and the new touchpad has 26% more area, and now has the Huawei share tag built-in for fast detection and quick connection. It’s got 8 Piezoelectric Plates and Full Haptic Feedback.

MateBook X 08Under the hood is a 10th Generation Intel Core processor. For connectivity, you get Wi-Fi 6. MateBook X 2020 also has two USB-C ports, comes with a 65W portable fast-charger, and supports SuperCharge for compatible phones and tablets.

MateBook X - 06As for battery life, it’s up to 9 hours of local video playback or 9 hours of file editing. You also get Huawei Share, allowing for seamless multi-screen collaboration and file-sharing across compatible devices.

MateBook 14

MateBook 14 - Featured 2The 15.9mm thin MateBook 14 weighs 1.49kg and packs a 2K FullView touchscreen. Under the hood is an AMD Ryzen 4000 series processor, up to 16GB of RAM, and up to 512GB of storage. It comes in two colors – Mystic Silver and Space Gray.

MateBook 14 - 01For improved thermal performance, the device employs the new Huawei Shark Fin Fan that boasts 40% thicker blades, 49% more blades, and utilizes ultra-slim high-density S-shaped blades to increase airflow.

MateBook 14 - 02The dual fan and dual heat pipe design combined with a 15% reduction in mainboard size increases airflow by 39% and improves heat dissipation. There’s two USB 3.2 ports, a USB-C port, an HDMI port, and a 3.5 headphone jack. It’s equipped with a 56Wh battery.

Pricing and Availability

MateBook X

  • i7 + 16GB + 512GB = 1799 Euros
  • i5 + 16GB + 512GB = 1599 Euros

MateBook 14

  • R5 4600H + 8GB + 256GB = 849 Euros
  • R5 4600H + 16GB + 512GB = 949 Euros
  • R7 4800H + 16GB + 512GB (Touchscreen) = 1049 Euros

Global availability for both devices is set for October 2020.


Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.

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